While most of our walks are within 40 miles of the Erewash valley, we do arrange trips away, and on 6 June the annual coach trip took us to Skipton in the stunning Yorkshire Dales. Around 45 members attended, and there was a choice of two walks on arrival.
This page shows a few photos from Jenny Throup taken on the longer walk, and also one by Tom Dutton from the shorter walk.
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Our starting point for the longer walk was the Craven Heifer Inn on the edge of Skipton
And that’s the destination of the longer walk -
Standing at 1,171 feet (357 metres), Sharp Haw is at the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales, just inside the National Park, and gives views over the Aire valley and Wharfedale.
Stiles are sometimes not that easy, and they are certainly not helped when it is, literally, blowing a gale.
But eventually, the intrepid walkers made it to the top, and enjoyed a well-
Coming down from Sharp Haw, the group then walked over the gritstone peak of Flasby Fell on the return part of the route.